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.m. in the east. we're going to begin with a tense 12-hour standoff at a bank in louisiana. it is now over, and this morning with the hostage-taker dead and two of the hostages shot. it happened in st. joseph, that's near louisiana's northeast border near mississippi. alina, what you can tell us? >> reporter: zoraida, this is still a very active scene. we're going to zoom into the bank so you can see the police remain here. investigators continue to comb the bank for vefd. now louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostage-taker as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed. authorities say ahmed walked into this tensas state bank with a gun and took three employees hostage-over the course of 12 you hours, ahmed made several demands, even leased a female hostage. just before midnight, local time, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman, according to police, threatened to kill the hostages. ahmed was shot dead. police say he shot dead both hostages before he was killed. the man and women were taken to separate hospitals in the area. at last check, according to police, they are lis
john lewis, mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, and develop nor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rightses, the struggle of the middle classes, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see that special program as we have made it the original bro
in the louisiana bayou. >> egypts former long time leader mubarak could be released from a cairo prison at any time. the 85-year-old has been held in maximum security since he was forced out of power two years ago during the arab spring uprising. wednesday, an egyptian court ordered his release. he'll be placed under house arrest awaiting retrial on charges he ordered the killing of hundreds of protestors. we are joint live from cairo. jonathan, has there been any indication when mubarak will be moved from prison to house arrest? >> that is the big question this afternoon, rochelle. we understand that the lawyers are inside that prison south of cairo discussing the circumstances and case. as you mentioned, a court yesterday cleared the way for the massive revolution in 2011. >> we are showing live pictures of the there has already been such loss and blood shed that people are concentratinging on more urgent matters. >> the fort hood gunman has been acts as his own lawyer, which surprised many when he rested his case wednesday without calling a single witness. he faces execution if convicted of 45 c
jersey, cory booker, and republican governor of louisiana bobby jindal. what the american dream means to a new generation of politicians. >>> and later, we'll have the latest on the developing situation in syria. new developments this morning. we've got it covered. >>> the truth of the matter is that the dream still demands that the moral conscience of our country still calls us, that hope still needs heroes. we need to understand that there is still work to do. >> that was newark mayor and u.s. senate candidate cory booker speaking yesterday in front of the lincoln memorial. he joins me now. mr. mayor, welcome. >> thank you very much. good to be back. >> good to have you back. we're talking about the legacy of the i have a dream speech and dr. king's dream. here you are, trying to become the first african-american senator from new jersey. there's one other african-american senator in the united states senate, one african-american governor, deval patrick in massachusetts, african-american president, and attorney general. so much progress but still uneven when it comes to elected offic
at florida -- >> you're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today, in louisiana. [ laughter ] yeah. i got that. >> that's rick perry in louisiana when he got he was in florida. a mistake that you've probably never made. up next, more with jay leno after his interview tonight with president obama. [ male announcer ] the wind's constant force should have disrupted man. instead, man raised a sail. and made "farther" his battle cry. the new ram 1500 -- motor trend's 2013 truck of the year -- the most fuel-efficient half-ton truck on the road -- achieving best-in-class 25 highway miles per gallon. guts. glory. ram. and then another. and another. and if you do it. and your friends do it. and their friends do it... soon we'll be walking our way to awareness, support and an end to alzheimer's disease. and that? that would be big. grab your friends and family and start a team today. register at >>> last week president obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food. which the kids seemed to believe. they believed him.
're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today, in louisiana. [ laughter ] yeah. i got that. >> that's rick perry in louisiana when he got he was in florida. a mistake that you've probably never made. up next, more with jay leno after his interview tonight with president obama. ♪ [ male announcer ] some question physics. some question gravity. and some... even have the audacity to question improbability. with best-in-class towing and best-in-class torque these are some of the bold, new ram commercial trucks -- built to blow your imagination. guts. glory. ram. f-f-f-f-f-f-f. lac-lac-lac. he's an actor who's known for his voice. but his accident took that away. thankfully, he's got aflac. they're gonna give him cash to help pay his bills so he can just focus on getting better. we're taking it one day at a time. one day at a time. [ male announcer ] see how the duck's lessons are going at >>> last week president obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food. which the kids seemed to believe. they believed hi
, north dakota, was tasked with the de-commissioned nuclear weapons down to their base in louisiana. the missiles were not supposed to be shipped with their live nuclear war heads, the war head part was supposed to be taken have you the missiles and replaced with dummy weight for balance. but in august, 2007, instead of picking up the missiles with the dummy weights on them, the minot crew did not see what they were supposed to be doing. they didn't follow the procedures they were supposed to be following. and oh, yes, accidentally, without meaning to, without knowing that they had done it, they loaded onto that louisiana-bound air force bomber six missiles tipped with live nuclear war heads. half a dozen nuclear war heads, each with roughly the capacity to cause hiroshima times ten were sent up into the air on a cross-country domestic american flight without anybody knowing they were there. happily the plane had no trouble in flight. and because nobody knew to worry about the -- you know, beast, it just seemed like a normal flight, that b-52 and the six live missiles sat unguarded
out for. as the system passes cooler air lr spilling in. stays really hot through texas and louisiana. towards the west dry and windy and fairly warm. 29 degrees in seattle. meanwhile we have 38 in houston. going to feel a lot hotter than that with humidity. think about the temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. and into europe we go. dry conditions now for the british isles but we have pretty severe storms. from iberia towards finland, very unstable here on the other side of the jet stream. we are seeing temperatures cooling down, as well, as the storms proceed further into central europe. the heat builds towards the southeast. take a look at vienna. 35 in warsaw. you can see the divide where we have the pretty immediate cool down on the other side of the jet stream. 26 degrees in berlin. 25 in paris. let's see how other cities in central europe are going to be affected by the cooler air coming in. prague dropping from 32 down to 22. 35 in warsaw coming down to a fairly cool 20 degrees. here's your extended forecast. . >>> we have breaking news the diplomatic divisions between the u.s
for you in louisiana as well as along the gulf here. it will feel very, very hot. do take care. it's going to be affecting you. i'll leave you with your extended forecast. >>> that's "newsline" for this hour. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us. enjoy your day. >>> a group of indonesian transgender people parade through the streets wearing traditional st
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
in russia banned the so-called propagand propagandizing. >> appreciate it. thank you. >> deep in louisiana's cajun country is a community that is being swallowed by a massive sinkhole formed a year ago. >> reporter: for people who haven't seen this bea bayou, its beautiful. >> it burnt your nose. it burnt your throat. it was horrible. >> reporter: natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. >> it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and his wife floating down the bayou noticed something they had never seen. these bubbles coming straight up from under the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 500 feet down this bayou, a sinkhole was forming. >> reporter: what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the depths of the earth. the swamp was upside down. >> the trees were just bobbing. >> reporter: last summer scientists around the world state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered evacuation of the 350 residents, while officials tried to figure out exactly what was happening. >> to our knowledge it has never happened anywhere in the world. this is an unpreceden
reports of a fire at its nat-gas petroleum terminal in harvey, louisiana. there had been report of an explosion. the company is says it is a fire. that is strange distinction. local media say one person is hurt. kinder morgan shares are steady on the news. let's get back to the markets with our own lauren simonetti who is watching some retail winners. lauren. >> dennis, let's talk about tjx. the parent of t.j. maxx and marshals. they posted earnings growth for more than two years. this is where the budget shopper is going. on the other hand, urban outfitters this, is the best performing stock in the s&p 500 today. it is popular teen retailer. trendy with an throw apology. they're doing what so few retailers actually do. they offer fewer discounts and get traffic into the stores. urban is a winner. a lot of analysts like the stock. we have to talk about the leadser, dick's sporting goods. it is down 27% at 47.20. they post ad profit of $84 million but lowered their full year's earnings estimates. when we talk about retail, we talk about weather a lot. dick's sporting goods, blami
is going on. to thegoing to turn director of emergency preparedness for louisiana public health. the center ofat coordinating agencies that are disasters of various types. she has a background in health administration. during theund katrina days, and she has been with the department for over 20 years. we are pleased to have you with us today. >> can you hear me? good afternoon. i i was one of the last panelist picked up. my strength is operations. usually i am never at a loss for words. could tell me the problem is katrina. recently tropical storm isaac last year, so so many concerns we have, if you said, how are we going to evacuate half of our coast line in 38 hours. i know who to go to. i know how long it is going to take. how many states can be evacuated or not? how many will be federal assistance? i can tell you. all of a sudden i find myself not coming up with words or , andus about what to say we are asking for your help to advocate because of the things i know, because of operations. i can tell you american red cross has a 23 square feet per person capacity for a building, that has
orleans, louisiana. why those two markets? because they are television markets in state with democrat senators up for election last year, defending their votes on the affordable care act. there's no rhyme or reason for the television buys except let's go on the offense. most of the advertising dollars will be spent in states with republican governors, all i think designed to try and mitigate the political impact of the affordable care act by running a taxpayer-funded, multihundred million dollars worth of television ads to boost a program the american people do not like. >> you know, i usually like to be right about things, karl. but this is the one instance where i hope all my thoughts about this and all my study is dead wrong. i hope in the end that this turns out that i'm dead wrong on all this stuff. it looks -- there are a lot of reasons to be concerned that this obama care is not going to do what so many americans really need. let me ask you about something else. the irs. and their refusal to answer questions. nonprofit news organization are now suing the irs under a freedom of
. the history of popeyes's louisiana heritage. it does reinvent the brand for the guest. >> how can you expand it? >> well we have been a great dinner concept for taking it home for your family. what's growing for us is portable on the food for lunch and dinner. when you're launching the waffle tenders, it's great car food. >> and when i speak to sally at the buffalo wild wings, the chicken prices are coming down. that's meaningful for you? >> absolutely. we had a great profitable quarter. >> i should have talked about it earlier. it's amazes. >> our franchise restaurants are making 23% profit before rent which is outstanding. as our average unit volumes grow it's getting better and bert. that's a great story. >> is there some kitchen lab that you have? because i ask that because the promotions are rather dramatic. there are other chain, i don't immediate to slag them, the innovation has stopped. the national ads -- i feel there's a treasure hunt aspect about them. >> yes. the treasure hunt starts and we have this place called louisiana which has the best food in the nation. >> i know. you're
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to recommend them. we're not at that moment yet. mike in louisiana, mike? >> caller: yes, sir. thank you for taking my call, mr. cramer. >> no problem. >> caller: and what i'm interested in is agio. when i first bought it, it was doing really well. it was climbing a lot, but did an about face on me. should i sell? >> that had good bankers. i'm surprised that stock has come down so much. i thought that was a very good speculative situation. i actually don't want you to sell. i think that, you know, therapeutic cancer metabolism stories, we've liked those. but no, as long as you regard it as a spec. it is not a regular investment, it is a spectacular spec and i do not want to sell it at 23. frank in florida, please. frank? >> caller: hi, jim, big boo-yah from frank in ocala, florida. a few weeks ago i asked you about my wisdom for buying southwest airlines. now i've noticed all the airlines have taken a dip. should i go ahead and sell, buy, or hold? >> well, i think the airline business is being -- look, the sudden rise in jet fuel prices was not anything that a lot of people foresaw. i th
posted for you. houston, 38 degrees. into louisiana, along the gulf coast as well, you'll really be feeling temperatures a lot hotter than that when you take into consideration the humidity that's going to go along with it. storms moving through central europe. these are actually going to break up into two systems. one heading toward the southeast. another one pushing up in towards finland and the northeast of europe, both could bring pretty intense storms. and they are dragging this very cold air, much cooler air in behind it, which is going to be bringing temperatures down to around average temperatures. take a look at the big difference. the big drop between thursday and saturday. some places dropping as much as 19 degrees. talking about you, vienna, 39, down to just 20 on saturday. here's your extended forecast. >>> math whizzes have competed to make the fastest calculations with a japanese abacus. more than 520 people took part in the annual contest in kyoto. the contestants got a chance to show off their mental arithmetic skills. they had to add 15 different three-digit num
protesters were killed, and 80 protesters were injured. >> a hostage situation in rural louisiana lasts nearly twelve hours before police were forced to end it. two hostages were shot as police stormed a bank in northeastern louisiana. they had set a midnight deadline after they say negotiations were no longer possible. authorities say the suspect, 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed, never intended to rob the bank -- rather, he was trying to make a statement. >> he was mad at people who he said more mean to him. he heard voices in his head. he stated that he wants at have eight device removed from his head. >> initially, there were three hostages -- all bank employees. police negotiated the release of one, but they say when the gunman said he was going to kill the other hostages, they had to move in. police say ahmed managed to shoot both hostages before he was gunned down by police. one of those hostages died. >> a bus driver is speaking out after being shot by a passenger in seattle. 64-year-old deloy dupuis says he feels good to be alive. this is just a day after he was shot in the cheek a
and thunderstorms will continue today from eastern louisiana to the carolinas. it'll be cool and rainy across the mid-atlantic and dry in the midwest. some heavy downpours are expected in the west. >>> in sports, the red sox/yankees rivalry may not be what it once was, but last night's game was a reminder how bitter things can get between the two teams. alex rodriguez at the plate in the second inning when he gets hit by a pitch. the benches clear. yankees's manager joe girardi gets tossed for arguing with the home plate umpire. a-rod gets his revenge. he hits a long two-run homer to center field to sprk a sixth inning rally. the yankees win 9-6 and take two out of three to boston. >>> the rays and blue jays play a tight one in tampa bay. evan longoria starts things off with the rays with a solo home run in the first inning. then with two outs in the second inning edwin encarnacion connects. in the bottom of the tenth jose lobaton ends it for tampa bay. the solo home run gives the rays a 2-1 win. >>> the l.a. dodgers were on their way to winning the 11th straight game, but a pair of errors fr
hours from impact on the cost of louisiana, contraflow goes in to effect. what that means is that major roads that normally go in to the city are then forced out. so people can evacuate. >> there are a couple of roads that we keep open for emergency vehicles that we may have to get n but the major roads such as the interstate system are all going away from new orleans. >> reporter: in 2008, hurricane gustav was approach, con from ta flow was sending vehicles away from the city and 98% of the people left. >> we are the only major city that's ever did a full scale evacuation and it worked. >> reporter: but because the evacuation location signed were so small then, some people were confused about where to go. the city hopes that the 17 sculptures around town will help in the next big storm. >> i think it's an excellent idea. especially because people are aware of those places beforehand. tell them, say bye. >> reporter: for her, whose home in the lower ninth world was under 10 feet of water during katrina arc the sculptures of safety are a welcome sign. >> if he say it's time to go. it's t
, texas and louisiana and hoping for many more as the football season gets underway. here is my suggestion. there you go. go bears. that is right. we have to get the blue ink approved though. california golden bears, my alma mater. see a sonic sales get boosted in those areas. goldman sachs, we told you about it yesterday, a large number of trading errors and the market yesterday. potentially costing the firm more than $400 million. does this remind you of anything? it should. it bears a scary resemblance to the errors that brought down knight capital just one year ago. they are much smaller, but how much risk is a market facing as electronic trading increasingly dominates the financial system? with us now, edgar perez. author of the new book, "knightmare on wallstreet." you did this, the speed traders. this has been a good seller, especially since high-frequency trading has reared its head's with individual investors. correct? >> everybody involved in these traits. if you look at knight capital, they paid a high price for that. liz: as we understand it, a flood of erroneous trades, system
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: take a look at this video out of louisiana. cameras were rolling just as a sink hole swallowed a group of trees and by you corner. the cinco appeared in this assumption parish waterway last year prompted a mandatory evacuation. since then, state and federal entities have been monitoring it. --bayou co rne. >>darya: up next on the kron4 morning news. former patriot air and hernandez is back in court today. we'll tell you what is expected from the hearing. cut! i have no idea whats's going on. maybe you're the original really big chicken com, with curly fries and a drink for just $3.99. why the cowboyat? you're the barbecue chicken combo with two chicken patties, bacon, cheese, and barbecue sauc you also come with curly fries and a drink for $39. bubbles! i have no idea what's going on. >>mark: new this morning. the lawyer for the man accused of killing a chp officer in a carjacking and las vegas says there's more to the story that has been told so far but he is not elaborating. james r. robert montgomery from tustin california will appear in court today is accused of jumping into an off
and new jersey and louisiana, those states are not going to loot their taxpayers to pay for cities and states that didn't do anything to take care of themselves. not happening. >> and let's turn now to immigration. word out today, reporting they have corroborating sources saying congressman bob goodlatte is ready to rescue the once dead on arrival gang of eight immigration bill. your reaction? >> well, that's a silly way to put it. what goodlatte doing is what republicans in the house have always said they're going to do. they're always vaguely interested in what the senate does. they're never going to agree to what the senate puts out as their opening bid but the house republicans want to see the border made secure without spending a jillion dollars. we will do something on the dream act for people who are 4 years old when they came across the border and are now in college, or trying to get into the military. we need as an economy more h-1b visas, the high tech visas. right now we're telling people you can't stay here, and start a company to compete with us, you can'
was president and it was right before monroe left to go to france to negotiate what became the louisiana purchase. he wrote, monroe has a fine feeling. he cannot stand to be from his wife, so he is taking her with him. that was pretty much their attitude. he was devoted to family, as well. that is really what they wanted to do. if they had their choice of how they would spend their time, it would be with their family. >> this program is interactive. we invite your phone calls. you can reach us at -- let me turn to a facebook poster. "we have heard elizabeth monroe did not like being first lady." >> she did not like the public parts of it. she married james monroe when she was a member of the continental congress. through their entire adult life, he was in one public office or the other. she was very much used to him being a public figure, being the governor of virginia, being abroad as a minister of the united states serving as secretary of state. to go to the white house was not anything that unusual. it was not anything unexpected. people had talked about monroe being president for yea
senator pryor from arkansas and mary landrieu from louisiana. get them to turn over to the irs in the middle of this scandal all of our health care. get the democrats on the record with that vote. that couldn't be enough. >> let me ask you this. how about then they vote to delay the funding of obama care? >> sure. >> you're okay with that. >> keep putting it up for a vote. >> obama says he's going to shut down the government, that republicans are shutting down the government even though they fund every other aspect of the government. >> probably it won't pass in the senate. i can't tell you though. that's not 100%. we've got a democrats up nr election next year. get them -- >> call it a delay, not a defunding? >> you try it all but make demands on it. keep voting. >> what happens when you get to the point the house defunds it, you send it to the senate, the senate won't go along with it -- >> have the vote. have the vote. >> then what? the senate says i'm not going along with the democrats. then where? >> then see where the landscape is. >> did you ever think you'd be in agreem
, cairo, egypt, b, new orleans, louisiana, c, norman, oklahoma, or, d, san francisco. >> san francisco. >> sorry. looking for norman, oklahoma. ♪ oklahoma where the wind comes sweeping down the plain ♪ >> by the way, almost every morning when i walk in the makeup room what do you say? >> i go oh -- ♪ hoda woman ♪ when the wind starts whipping round the plain ♪ >> every morning. >> it usually gets a laugh. anyway. what's the second one, willie boy? >> here's the next question. this is leslie. kathie lee says hoda's best asset is, a, her feet, b, her hair, c, her legs or d, her butt if you'll forgive the term. >> i'm going to say her butt. >> ooh, sorry. looking for her feet, actually. >> nobody watches our show. >> she's got the most beautiful feet in the whole world. but she also has unbelievable legs and a good butt, too. so it's a tough one. but i do love her feet. i don't know what that says about me, but i love them. >> all righty then. anyhoo. i don't like this game. >> we're getting rid of a lot of this inventory on your paperback, which is good news. here's karen. hoda
in rural louisiana ended. >> today, i manned up and tried to accept responsibility for the error of my ways. >> we have to promote a plan for the future. >> the rnc is kicking off its summer mission. >> what do we expect to hear from them. >> the party that gets on television and puts a smile on your face. >> they will hear from gingrich today. >> the ability to repeat the lesson you don't understand. >> we haven't won a presidential race in 24 years. >> where did the airplane actually crash? >> the massive u.s. cargo plane crash. >> it is already a very busy morning, lots of breaking news, but we begin with the violence in cairo. >>> egyptian security forces killed at least 200 people today in a crackdown against protesters supporting the ousted president, mohammed morsi. many more are wounded and more than 2,000 injured. there is a government-enforced curfew in cairo. and ten of egypt's parliament -- they declared a one-month state of emergency suspending the right of trial or due process. secretary of state journey kerry condemned the violence. >> the path to violence leads only to great
duck dynasty. the series follows a wildly successful family-run company in louisiana that manufactures duck calls. on wednesday, the show's fourth season premier shattered cable tv records for reality shows 11.8 million people tuned in. half of those in the critical 18 to 49 demographic. the show also lights up social media and it has its own hugely popular product line. what explains the success? what's the allure of watching a bunch of long-haired rednecks sitting around teasing each other talking about their business, relationships and family lives? there is no nudity. pretty much no foul language. and no celebrity drop-byes. first, this is my theory. the duck dynasty characters are genuinely funny, but it's not always the obvious slapstick stuff. the dialogue can be really ironic, too. the robertson family comes across as unrehearsed, no nonsense, and warm. yet, there is another explanation for this mega hit. the show's focus on family, country and faith. each episode, in fact, ends with a prayer. >> let's pray. father, we thank you for this night and we thank you for the blessing
: on the coasts of louisiana, contraflow goes in to effect. what that means is that major roads that normally go this to the city, are then forced out. so people can evacuate. >> a kim of roads open for emergency vehicles, the major systems, interstate systems are all the going away from new orleans. >> reporter: in 2008. contraflow sending vehicles way from the city. >> we are only major city that ever did a full scale evacuation and it works. >> reporter: because the he whack vague location signs were so simple then, people were confuse about where to go. the city hopes that the sculptures around town will help. >> i think it's an excellent idea. eespecially because people are aware of those places. >> reporter: her home in the lower ninth ward was under 10 feet of water during hurricane katrina, the sculptures of safety are i a welcome sign. >> if they say it's time to go i was time to go. we surrounded by water all over. >> reporter: a city with creativity and a mission to never leave their citizens trapped again. robert ray, al gentleman sear, a new orleans. >> michael is here with a look a
was arrested and in louisiana so therefore my father was called on as second in command of core, to speak for the march. he tended to be a little fierier, not quite a goe gospelt quite a baptist minister but he stuck to script it seemed to me, more than northerly. to charmaine, it is my faith in you and other youth that i rely on. >> woodruff: that was charmaine mckissick-melton from durham, north carolina. you can find her story, and other firsthand accounts for the web series, "memories of the march," produced by public television stations around the country, on the pbs web site, "black culture connection." >> ifill: now to our own coverage of the anniversary. thousands gathered saturday to mark the occasion on the national mall, the site of the original march. elected officials, activists and civil rights leaders addressed the crowd, calling for a more expansive interpretation of >> as we gather today, 50 years. later, their march is now our march and it must go on. and our focus has broadened to include the cause of women, of latinos, aasian-americans, of lesbians, of gays, of people
a federal judge to get permission to assign students to new schools. louisiana's voucher plan calls for transferring low income students in low rated schools to private schools at taxpayer expense. >>> in minnesota students have been sweating it out in sweltering classrooms. a record breaking heat wave is blanketing parts of the midwest. 18 schools in one minnesota district have no air conditioning while 11 other schools have only some ac. >>> a north carolina middle school was shut down by a devastating tornado. it's finally opened now. and students at green hill plild school, walk through since 2011 the twister that left the school in ruins. >> a lot of the kids were not happy with the modular units expel and so now that we have the gym and stuff like that we can have dances and clubs and stuff that we didn't have before. and different sports activities and stuff that is going to boost morale. >> in the small african nation of liberia not one of the 25,000 students who took the state university admission exam passed. liberian president ellen surleaf acknowledged that her school sy
of potentially deadly toxic chemicals forcing the evacuation of about 100 homes in central louisiana. sodium hydroxide which could be deadly if inhaled or touched reportedly leaking from a train car that derailed. a second car is leaking lubricant oil. the leaks have been contained, and the amounts were reportedly small. a tonight of 20 union pacific train cars jumped those tracks. >>> the muslim brotherhood spiritual leader, his deputy and another key figure will be on trial this month to allegedly inciting members to kill leaders in the outing to mohamed morsi's being forced out. >>> a search for a 25-year-old snowboarder. 12 people using chainsaws moved tons of da brie to finally locate his body. he was snowboarding with five friends saturday when an ice tunnel collapsed crushing him beneath a block of ice the size of a school bus. >>> this frightening video tells the tale, firefighters lucky to be alive. a captain realized the house was seconds from collapsing, radioed the warning and those firefighters got away just in time. only minor injuries were reported. we'll have more for you on
on the right. let's do headlines. people on high alert in a louisiana town. a train carrying a hazardous material derailed forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes. a car leaking a chemical which can cause death. so farther not picking up traces of the chemical in the air. >>> an arrest is made at the hit-and-run on a venice boardwalk. details show the suspect getting into his car and taking off. another camera catches the car speeding through the crowd and people jumping to get out of the way. the suspect turned himself in two hours later. he's charged with suspicion of murder being held on $1 million bail. his motive is unclear but witnesses say he was driving to kill. >> i looked down and i see this car driving through like there is a girl latched on to the hood of the car, and he's swerving and he knocks the girl off of the car, and then he's just like running into crowds of hundreds of people and going out of his way to hit people. >>gretchen: the person killed in the incident, a honeymooner from italy, a 32-year-old woman married last month. her husband suffered minor injuries.
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